Schraeder Mining & Mfg. Co. v. Packer,
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129 U.S. 688 (1889)
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Schraeder Mining & Mfg. Co. v. Packer, 129 U.S. 688 (1889)
Schraeder Mining and Manufacturing Company v. Packer
Argued December 10-11, 1888
Decided March 5, 1889
129 U.S. 688
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
In Pennsylvania, after a survey of a tract of public land, whether a chamber survey or an actual one, has been returned more than twenty-one
years, the presumption that it was actually and legally made is conclusive, and cannot be controverted by a party claiming under a junior survey.
Clement v. Packer, 125 U. S. 309, explained and distinguished.